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April 27, 2017

Harding Prize 2017

Dr Sauer & Partners (DSP) is proud to present Mr. Omar Mohammed as the winner of the prestigious Harding Prize 2017. The Harding Prize recognises outstanding performance in the tunnelling industry by young engineers under 33 years of age.

December 01, 2016

National Tunnelling Day 2016

On Thursday, 1st December 2016, the UK’s second National Tunnelling Day takes place. At Dr. Sauer & Partners, we celebrate our involvement in the many successful UK tunnelling projects planned, currently underway, as well as those that have been completed and are in full operation.

April 25, 2016

Ottawa: The Train is Coming!

Since our update in October last year, the works for the Confederation line in Ottawa have moved on significantly. The project is on schedule for 2018 and apparently, unless you are living directly on top of it, the activity below ground could go unnoticed.

April 11, 2016

Dr. Angelos Gakis Presents - Crossrail Technical Paper

After winning first place in the Crossrail Technical Papers Competition, Dr. Angelos Gakis will present his paper tomorrow evening at the ICE with one of the co-authors, David Entwisle.

December 14, 2015

Bond Street Station Upgrade - Global Tunnelling Project of the Year!

On Thursday 3rd December 2015, the winners of the annual NCE Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards were announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Dr.

December 03, 2015

National Tunnelling Day

On Thursday, 3rd December 2015, The British Tunnelling Society announces the first UK National Tunnelling Day in recognition of all national tunnelling projects in the UK and by way of promoting the industry. Dr.

April 27, 2015

Dr. Sauer & Partners - proud sponsor of the British Tunnelling Society Young Members (BTSYM) Conference 2015

The British Tunnelling Society Young Members (BTSYM) hosted their second conference on 27th March 2015 in London. The event followed on from the hugely successful conference in 2012 and was attended by over 90 delegates. Dr.

April 25, 2014

Bond Street Station Upgrade Project (BSSU), London, UK

Works are now underway at this Central London tube station, with the completion of both SCL shafts and over 60m of sprayed concrete tunnels to date.

March 28, 2013

Devil's Slide tunnel opening day celebration

The long awaited Devil's Slide Tunnel on Highway 1 south of San Francisco opened to traffic after more than 5 years of excavation. The invitation-only opening ceremony drew several hundred people, many of them local residents who fought for the tunnel over several decades.

December 10, 2012

Completed primary Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) works for Tottenham Court Road Station Upgrade Project (TCRSUP), London, UK

Tottenham Court Road Station (TCRS) is a London Underground (LU) station situated in central London. The station serves as an interchange between the Central and Northern Lines.

Over 150,000 passengers use the station daily and with the completion of Crossrail in 2017, passenger numbers are expected to increase to over 200,000.

Improvements to the Tube station will provide: step-free access from street level to all platforms and interchanges via the enlarged and new ticket halls, additional access points to the Northern and Central Line platforms to reduce congestion, additional escalators serving the Northern Line and five new lifts, as well as future connections to the Tottenham Court Road Crossrail Station.